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Periodontal Index MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Periodontal Index
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.308.980.438.300.725
E06.208.720
E06.721.658
N05.715.360.300.800.438.300.690
N06.850.520.308.980.438.300.725
N06.890.160.215
Unique ID
D010512
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010512
Annotation
for gingival X refs do not coord with GINGIVA unless particularly discussed
Scope Note
A numerical rating scale for classifying the periodontal status of a person or population with a single figure which takes into consideration prevalence as well as severity of the condition. It is based upon probe measurement of periodontal pockets and on gingival tissue status.
Entry Term(s)
Bleeding on Probing, Gingival
CPITN
Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs
Gingival Bleeding on Probing
Gingival Index
Gingival Indexes
Periodontal Indexes
NLM Classification #
WU 240
Public MeSH Note
70
History Note
70(66)
Date Established
1970/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/07/03

No Qualifiers
Periodontal Index Preferred
Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs Narrower
Bleeding on Probing, Gingival Narrower
Gingival Index Narrower
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